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Tennis school aims to produce Li Na's successor

By Lei Lei ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-07-20 07:54:35

Young players to enjoy flexibility and more global opportunities

When Li Na announced her retirement from competitive tennis last year, the search for China's next tennis superstar shifted several gears as coaches across the country frantically attempted to spot her likely successor.

Yi Ping, founder of the 1123 Junior Tennis Academy in Beijing, is convinced that her new training model, far removed from the old State system, gives the academy a great chance of producing China's next world-beating tennis player.

Tennis school aims to produce Li Na's successor

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